1989-2009 Devices and Desires A Certain Justice The Murder Room The Lighthouse The Private Patient
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The first edition, first impressions of these works. In the original unclipped dustwrappers. Five novels in the popular Adam Dalgliesh series. 'Devices and Desires', published in 1989. This novel takes place in Larksoken, a fictional isolated area in Norfolk. 'A Certain Justice', published in 1997. This novel follows Dalgliesh as he investigates the murder of a brilliant criminal lawyer. 'The Murder Room', published in 2003. This novel mostly takes place in London, focussing around the Dupayne Museum, a collection of memorabilia from between World War I and World War II. 'The Lighthouse', published in 2005. In this novel Dalgliesh is brought in to investigate the mysterious death of a famous writer on a remote island. 'The Private Patient', published in 2008. This is the last Dalgliesh novel, set in the deepest Dorset in Cheverell Manor, which has recently been renovated into a plastic surgery clinic. Written by P. D. James, the noted English crime author, best known for her character Adam Dalgliesh, a police commander and poet.
'Devices and Desires' and 'A Certain Justice' in the original publisher's cloth bindings 'The Murder Room', 'The Lighthouse', and 'The Private Patient' in the original paper covered boards. In the original unclipped dustwrappers. Externally, fine. 'Devices and Desires' dustwrapper with minor edgewear, and a little discolouration to the reverse. 'A Certain Justice', 'The Murder Room', and 'The Lighthouse' dustwrappers with some minor edgewear. 'The Private Patient' dustwrapper is fine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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